Kindle 3G Review - Kindle 3G Specifications

Kindle 3G Specifications

I hope you have enjoyed my Kindle 3G Review. Now, I am going to lay out the specifications of the Kindle 3G. Unlink typical spec lists, I have dug deep and gather very resourceful list of information . However, if you haven’t read my Kindle 3G Review yet I suggest you have a look at that first.

Kindle 3G Features:

  • Colors: Graphite / White
  • Size: 7.5″ x 4.8″ x 0.335″ (90 mm x 122 mm x 8.5 mm)
  • Weight: 8.7 ounces (247 grams)

Kindle 3G Display:

  • Technology: E Ink Pearl technology
  • Resolution: 600 x 800 pixel at 167 ppi
  • Size: 6.0″ (diagonal)
  • Color: 16 shades of grey scale
  • Fast Page Turns (20% Faster than previous models)
  • No Glare Screen (you can read fine in bright light)
  • 8 Adjustable font sizes
  • 3 Adjustable font styles: (Caecilia font, Condensed Caecilia, Sans Serif )
  • Manual Screen Rotation: Portrait or Landscape (better for maps, graphs, tables, webpages)
  • Zoom images to full screen size
  • Support for Non-Latin Characters

Kindle 3G Connectivity:

  • Monthly Billing: Free, No monthly bill
  • US Networks: HSDPA (3G) (with fallback to GPRS/EDGE) via AT&T’s 3G high-speed (US)
  • International Networks: Partner Networks in over 100 countries, UMTS/HSDPA and GPRS/EDGE fallback
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, Public and Private networks / hotspots
  • Content Delivery: Amazon Whispernet (Wirelessly search and download books)

Kindle 3G Storage:

  • Capacity: 4 GB (~3GB available for user’s content)
  • Type: Internal or Built-in memory
  • Book Capacity: 3500 books

Kindle 3G Supported Formats:

Kindle (AZW), TXT, HTML, PDF, MS Word (DOC), JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, PRC, Audible (AA, AAX), MP3, MOBI (unprotected) and PRS

Kindle 3G Control/Navigation:

  • Conveniently located Page Turn buttons
  • Quieter Page Turn buttons
  • QWERTY Keyboard
  • 5-Way Navigation Controller

Kindle 3G Battery:

  • Battery Life: 1 Month (with wireless off), 10 Days (with wireless on). Note: EDGE/GPRS consumes battery power quickly.
  • Charge Time: 4.5 hours
  • Charge Method: USB 2.0 cable via computer or the Power adapter

Kindle 3G Misc. Features:

  • Kindle “Read to Me”: Kindle can English books to you, Both male and female voices, Reading speed control
  • Voice Guide: Kindle reads you the menus
  • Never Gets Hot, you can read comfortably as long as you need
  • USB 2.0 Connector (micro-B connector)
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Kindle Search: Search within a book, your Kindle library, Kindle store or the Web
  • Webkit based Internet Browser (Experimental)
  • Mp3 & Podcasts: Listen to music while you read
  • Built-in PDF Reader, zoom upto 300%, support for Password protected PDFs , can convert to Kindle format
  • Built-in New Oxford Dictionary with over 250,000 entries
  • Built-in access to Wikipedia online encyclopedia
  • Whispersync: Synchronise your reading across your Kindle, Computers and other devices. e.g. Read 2 pages on PC, then open the same book on Kindle, it will open up where you left off.
  • Kindle Book Lending: Lend Kindle books to other Kindles or Kindle app users (not all books are lendable)
  • Public Notes: Comment on Kindle books and see what others have to say
  • Popular Highlights: if other people have highlighted a particular passage in the book you are reading, it will be highlighted on your book along with the number of people that highlighted the passage.
  • Bookmarks and Annotations: Keep annotations for book text/passages and bookmark any page for future reference
  • Share on Social Network: Share passages on Facebook & Twitter directly from the page
  • Password Protection: Lock Kindle automatically when not in use
  • Download and Listen to over 50,000 audio books from Audible.com (monthly membership)
  • Free First Chapters, Download and read the beginning of books for free
  • Warranty: 1 Year (2 Year extended warranty available for US customers)
  • Shipping: US, UK, Germany, Australia and over 100 countries

Kindle 3G Documentation:

  • Quick Start Guide, Download
  • Kindle User’s Guide (installed on Kindle), Download
  • Kindle Multi-language Resources

Kindle 3G Package Contents:

  • Kindle 3G Wireless Reader
  • Power adapter (100V-240V)
  • USB 2.0 cable ((used for connecting to power adapter or a computer)
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Quick Start Guide (hard copy)

Kindle 3G Available Accessories:

  • Kindle Leather Cover
  • Kindle Reading Lights (helps you read in the dark)
  • Kindle Skins
  • Kindle 3G Power Adapter
  • Kindle 3G Earphones
  • Kindle 3G Screen Protector/Guard
  • Kindle 3G Wall/Travel Charger
  • Kindle 3G Car Charger

Well, that’s the complete list of specs. ¬† I am always updating my reviews so watch out for updates. If you want to find more information on the features, I have laid it out in details in my¬†My Kindle 3G Review.

Kindle 3G Review